GlobalPhilly 2019

We are excited to announce the fourth GlobalPhillyTM Expo, which will be held September 1 - October 15, 2019.

The Expo is designed to show the international activity of our residents and the global reach of Philadelphia and the surrounding region. We are delighted to showcase the work of the members of Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) and the contribution they make to the city's global fabric.

GlobalPhilly is greater Philadelphia's public expedition of it’s international resources, including programs, activities, and assets, held at various locations throughout the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding region between September and October.

Sponsored by GPA, the exposition showcases over 150 events and activities, raising awareness of our region's international character and potential. Attendees can participate in a broad and diverse collection of activities, in any of the following categories:

  • Arts and culture
  • Business and commerce
  • Community development
  • Communications
  • Education K - 12
  • Higher education and research
  • History and preservation
  • International relations
  • Science and technology
  • Sports


All programming is presented by a participating GPA member organization, independently or in combination with others. Events will take place all over Philadelphia and the surrounding region, on the presenters premises or such other locations as they may arrange. 

Click the image to the right for an overview of programming from GlobalPhillyTM 2017.

Growing such awareness, both in greater Philadelphia and overseas, is critical to the success of this region, whether measured in terms of

Now it’s in its fourth iteration, with over 100,000 people who attended in 2017, this is an excellent forum to shine a light on and build upon our cultural resources, celebrate our diverse ethnic backgrounds, help attract business and investment opportunities, bring international visitors and foreign students into the region, and, ultimately, enhance Philadelphia’s impact around the world. 


There are a number of sponsorship opportunities, including presenting sponsorship of the entire exposition, sponsorship of various events being presented, and sponsorships of the launch ceremony and the closing being organized by Global Philadelphia Association.

By becoming a sponsor, a business or organization not only places it’s name in front of thousands of people who will be attending our events but will also identify itself with Philadelphia’s growing impact as a global city.

For details about sponsorship opportunities, contact GPA Executive Director Zabeth Teelucksingh, [email protected] or 215-563-2482.


Watch for more details to come about the 2019 Expo!